Meet the 2020 Best of St. Croix Valley Finalists

Meet the Best of St. Croix Valley 2020 finalists
The votes are in! Here are the top three finalists in each category of this year's Best of St. Croix Valley.

Readers, you voted for your favorite businesses in a bunch of fun categories this year, from restaurants to doggy daycares to fitness spots. Before the winners of our Best of St. Croix Valley 2020 contest are announced in June, here are the top three finalists in each category (listed alphabetically). Congratulations to the finalists! Tune in here and in the print magazine on June 1 to see who takes home the gold.

BEST PATIO DINING

Dock Cafe, Stillwater 
Pier 500, Hudson
 
San Pedro Cafe, Hudson 

BEST RESTAURANT

Lolo American Kitchen and Craft Bar, Hudson
Phil’s Tara Hideaway, Stillwater 
 
San Pedro Cafe, Hudson

BEST TAVERN/BAR/BREWERY 

Agave Kitchen, Hudson 
Barker's Bar & Grill, Hudson
 
Lift Bridge Brewing Co. 

BEST BREAKFAST

Not Justa Cafe, Bayport, Minn. 
Oasis Cafe, Stillwater
San Pedro Cafe, Hudson  

BEST BUILDER

Creative Homes, Hudson 
Derrick Custom Homes, New Richmond, Wis.
 
Hartman Homes, Hudson 

BEST REMODELER

Bruce Lenzen Design and Build, Hudson  
Cates Fine Homes, Stillwater 
Derrick Custom Homes, New Richmond, Wis. 

BEST INTERIOR DESIGNER

Chris Dillingham (Hello the House), Hudson 
Kelli Kaufer (Kelli Kaufer Designs), Stillwater 
Marianne Buckman (Coco Bello Design Interiors), Hudson 

BEST LANDSCAPE DESIGNER

Abrahamson Landscape Design Nursery, Stillwater 
Stone and Leaf Landscaping, Somerset, Wis. 
Willow River Co. Landscaping & Tree Farm, Hudson 

BEST SENIOR LIVING RESIDENCE

Boutwells Landing Senior Living, Bayport, Minn. 
Red Cedar Canyon Senior Living, Hudson 
Woodland Hill Senior Living Community, Hudson 

BEST HOME FURNISHINGS STORE

Hirshfield's 
Simonet’s Furniture
 
Warners' Stellian 

BEST FITNESS STUDIO/YOGA STUDIO/GYM

Inspiring Actions Yoga Studio, Hudson 
Riverfront Athletic Club, Hudson 
YMCA, Hudson 

BEST DENTAL PRACTICE

Park Dental St. Croix Valley, Stillwater 
St. Croix Kidds Pediatric Dentistry, Hudson 
St. Croix Valley Dentistry, Hudson 

BEST ORTHODONTIC PRACTICE

Kristo Orthodontics, New Richmond 
Sletten & Brettin Orthodontics 
Valley Orthodontics, Hudson 

BEST CHIROPRACTIC PRACTICE

Croixview Family Chiropractic, Hudson
McCabe Chiropractic & Wellness Center, Hudson
 
Pathways Family Chiropractic, Hudson 

BEST PEDIATRIC PRACTICE 

Hudson Physicians, Hudson 
Pediatric and Young Adult Medicine, Hudson 
Stillwater Medical Group, Stillwater 

BEST EYE PRACTICE

Associated Eye Care, Stillwater 
Christenson Vision Care, Hudson 
Pearle Vision, Hudson 

BEST DERMATOLOGY PRACTICE

Advanced Dermatology Care, Stillwater 
St. Croix Dermatology, Stillwater 
Stillwater Medical Group Clinic, Stillwater 

BEST MEDSPA

Rejuvenate Skin & Laser Clinic, Hudson
St. Croix Skincare, Hudson
 
Stillwater Skin Medical Spa, Stillwater 

BEST SALON/SPA

Just for Me “The Spa”, Stillwater 
Two Redheads and a Wolf, Hudson 
Viva Voce Salon, Hudson 

BEST APPAREL BOUTIQUE

Collaborations Boutique
La Rue Marché, Hudson
 
One:Nine Boutique 

BEST GIFT SHOP

Et Cetera, Hudson 
The Purple Tree, Hudson
 
Valley Bookseller, Stillwater 

BEST FLORIST 

Camrose Hill Flowers, Stillwater
Hudson Flower Shop, Hudson
 
Rose Floral, Stillwater 

BEST SPECIALITY FOODS/KITCHEN STORE

Brine's Market & Deli, Stillwater 
Knoke's Chocolates & Nuts, Hudson
 
Urban Olive & Vine, Hudson 

BEST DOGGY DAYCARE/KENNEL

Animal Inn Pet Resort & Spa, Lake Elmo, Minn. 
Paws and Claws Pet Resort, Hudson
 
Under One Woof, Stillwater 

BEST PRIVATE PRESCHOOL/CHILDCARE

Bethel Highlands Lutheran Preschool, Hudson 
Sunny Hill Preschool, First United Methodist, Stillwater 
Trinity Academy of Hudson, Hudson 

BEST LAW FIRM

Eckberg Lammers, Attorneys at Law, Stillwater 
Lommen Abdo Law Firm, Hudson 
Wertheimer Law Office, Hudson 

BEST VETERINARY PRACTICE

Croix Valley Veterinary Hospital, Hudson 
Hillcrest Animal Hospital, Hudson 
Stillwater Veterinary Clinic, Stillwater 

BEST LEARNING/TUTORING CENTER

Huntington Learning Center, Stillwater 
Mathnasium of Hudson, Hudson
 
Mathnasium of Stillwater, Oak Park Heights, Minn. 

BEST PLACE FOR KIDS' ACTIVITIES

Fawn-Doe-Rosa Wildlife Educational Park, St. Croix Falls, Wis. 
Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson 
YMCA, Hudson